This café’s interior is pure white, with touches of pink – very pretty and girly. Try the pancakes and cinnamon buns.
Power food, super smoothies, sandwiches, wraps and extremely good coffee.
The perfect patisserie for a cute birthday cake.
I fell in love with acai bowls a while ago, and Daddy Longlegs seems to be the only place in Munich where you can get them.
Quirky, cool café with traditional German ‘Schnittenbrot’.
Delicious vegan food in the university district.
Cosy café just around the corner from where I live with a lot of yummy, self-made pastries.
Walking around the French neighbourhood, with all its beautifully decorated buildings, you’ll suddenly feel as if you’re in a small village.
Clean, minimalistic store with a cool selection of Scandinavian designer brands.
A vintage store with a huge selection of clothing. There are no price tags – you pay by weight instead.
Find out about the latest fashion trends at one of the Edited stores in Munich.
Urban Soup serves fusion-style soups, to go, in glass jars.
A famous ice cream shop with very unique flavours like beer, Leberkäse and calamari. But of course also delicious classics like chocolate, vanilla and co.
Did someone say detox green smoothies and fresh juices? I’m in!
The special thing about The Storey is the shop-within-a-shop concept, with very hip brands like Ganni, Topshop, The Kooples, Vans and Opening Ceremony represented.
If you like minimalist fashion and pure design, this is the place to shop.
This event location was built out of old shipping containers and hosts a lot of indie concerts, club nights and reading evenings.
Choose from a full table of homemade cakes at the New York-style Deli place. They all taste heavenly.
Cool, contemporary art.
Spend rainy Sundays in this huge Museum, one of the biggest in Europe for modern and contemporary art.
Another wonderful museum which exhibits contemporary art. You can also watch people surfing on the Eisbachwelle right next to the museum.
The Maximilianeum is the site of the Bavarian Landtag – it’s a beautiful Neo-Renaissance architecture building, elevated a little above the city’s core, with views. This is also where the last rays of sun go down.
A hip bar, serving great drinks.
Just one of many cool bars in this area. My favourite drink here is the Munich Mule.
Exclusive Thai-fusion kitchen in a dark gold venue.
If you like French cuisine, you’ll love L’adresse 37.
Great little café and pâtisserie.
My thoughts about Munich
Munich has got a great mixture of big city life and awesome nature in and around the city. I love the huge range of cultural activities it offers. And I love the vibe in Munich, especially during the summer months when everybody chills at the riverside of the Isar, which goes through the city (a famous spot along the Isar is the Flaucher), grabs some beers with friends, and strangers who become friends. It’s just about having a good time.
Watching the ‘Eisbach Surfers’ in the artificial wave in the English Garden.
Take a vacation into My life
I grew up in the Austrian Alps, in Kaprun/Zell am See. I moved to Innsbruck to study Economics & Management when I was 18 and started a career as an action sports photographer. I travelled with professional freeskiers and snowboarders for a few years, accompanying them to insane winter sport destinations and competitions around the world.
At some point, I got more and more interested in portrait and fashion photography. I decided to go for it and moved to Munich to work for a big fashion magazine. For several years now I’ve been furthering my career and finding my path – I now work as a beauty and fashion photographer all over Europe.
Since I’m not really a morning person, and, surprisingly,
don’t drink coffee – the best moment of the day is coming home after a really exhausting day or trip and just chilling on the couch, reflecting on what I created that day.
Everything. I really get inspired by almost everything. I walk through the day, and take in dozens of impressions that inspire me to create something, or to simply love life. I am a very life-affirming person, and I get crazy enthusiastic about random things I see. It only takes a walk on a sunny day through the forest, or I see a postcard with a nice typography quote on it in a random store. A little cheesy, I know.
And of course I get inspired by music, and people – their minds, their visions and stories.
All of them would probably say: Linda is the creative and stylish one. And that I am very loyal and the most patient person ever.
Travelling, creating, inspiring, seeking, always challenging.
I do read a lot. Or actually, to be honest, I am the person who looks at the pictures first. I especially love: Sleek Magazine, i-D, Numero, Blond magazine, Interview Magazine, Vogue Australia, Vogue France and AnOther magazine.
The book I’m currently reading is A Movable Feast by Ernest Hemingway.
I quite like films where you can’t guess the ending and you, as the audience, get totally mislead, like in Inception and Shutter Island.
Currently binge watching: The Killing, Prison Break and Homeland.
Amalfi Coast of Italy, Lisbon, London, Stockholm, Iceland, and anywhere you can surf.
Just go for it!
For two years now, I’ve been getting a tiny random tattoo in every new country I visit. At some point I may have to rethink this practice... 🙂
therapy, and the best thing to find yourself. There’s nothing better than to explore and challenge yourself in the most diverse places around the world and get to know new people, new cultures, new visions.
fun! And it should be. If it’s not, make it worthwhile!
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